Species which are pathogenic include:
- Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans
These pathogens are often cultured from the oral mucosa of dogs, where they are oassociated with plaque formation and gingivitis.
- Allaker RP et al (1997) Dental plaque flora of the dog with reference to fastidious and anaerobic bacteria associated with bites. J Vet Dent 14(4):127-130
- Allaker RP et al (1994) Prevalence of Eikenella corrodens and Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans in the dental plaque of dogs. Vet Rec 134(20):519-520